Code developments in Earthquake Engineering (invited keynote)

TitleCode developments in Earthquake Engineering (invited keynote)
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2002
Fardis MN
Conference Name12th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Conference LocationLondon, UK
Abstract

Recent code developments in the USA are compared to the final draft of Eurocode 8-Part 1 (General, seismic action and buildings) within the context of performance-based seismic engineering. The integration of EC8 parts in the system of EN-Eurocodes is overviewed.

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